Co-published with The Nation. Counties aren’t supposed to use Covid funds to build jails and prisons—but that hasn’t stopped some of them from trying to do it …
Co-published with Jacobin. Police departments spend tens of millions of dollars every year to manipulate the news, flooding the discourse with “copaganda.”
Co-published with The Washington Post. It shouldn’t be so hard to differentiate between law-abiding U.S. citizens and wanted criminals.
Co-published with The New Republic. Crime Stoppers’ role in shaping policy and public perception on criminal justice has received little scrutiny.
Co-published with The Cut. After having a stillbirth, Adora Perez was charged with murder.
Co-published with The Denver Post. Vanessa Peoples received a six-figure settlement after Aurora police used excessive force in 2017.
Co-published with Crosscut. The state ranks near worst in the nation for constraints on civil asset forfeiture.
Co-published with Crosscut. Washington police sell or use millions of dollars’ worth of seized property each year. Legislators haven’t managed to change the rules.